Pumpkin Coconut Bisque

By Nmami Agarwal     26-Mar 2019

Pumpkin Coconut Bisque

Pumpkin coconut bisque is one of the finest ways of preparing healthy pumpkin soup. It is one of the soothing recipes you can choose to prepare for your dinner and has numerous health benefits. It is a low-calorie meal which allows you to lose weight.

Nutritional value

Pumpkin is rich in Vitamin A, Lutein, and zeaxanthin which protect the eyesight. It also has antioxidant properties which help in reducing the risk of chronic diseases. Healthy pumpkin soup is great for weight loss and it also supports heart health. It is high in fiber and low in calories.

Calories: 88 Kcal
Carbohydrates: 9.2 gm
Fats: 2.1 gm
Proteins: 2.9 gm

Ingredients

  • 60 gm pumpkin
  • ½ tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 20 gm chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup low-salt vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 20 ml unsweetened coconut milk, divided
  • Salt and pepper
  • Pumpkin seeds, for garnish

Method

  • Heat the olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Add garlic and onion and sauté for 10 minutes.
  • Boil vegetable broth, coconut sugar, allspice, pumpkin, and crushed red pepper and then reduce the heat. Cover the lid and simmer until flavors blend for 30 minutes.
  • Puree the soup in a blender until smooth. Pour the soup back in the pot and then the soup with coconut milk to the desired consistency.
  • Season the soup with desired salt and pepper.
  • Serve in bowl and season it with pumpkin seeds and drizzle with the teaspoon of coconut milk.

Over to you

Coconuts add up benefits of the soup. Pumpkin coconut bisque is high in flavors and packs numerous health benefits.

 

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Recipe Alert
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

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Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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